SENIOR STROKEPLAY CHAMPIONSHIP REPORT
There was a strong field and scoring was excellent with the course offering a fair test of golf in good weather conditions. A playoff was needed to identify the 2018 champion as Sherwood Forest’s Chris Powell and Coxmoor’s Clive Graham both shot 74 gross with Tim Clarke (Notts), making his debut in the event, finishing a close third with 75 gross. But it was Powell who prevailed in the play off with a solid 5 down the 1st to Graham’s 6. Well done to Chris who will now represent Nottinghamshire in the Champion of champion’s tournament at Woodhall Spa in September.
Neil Collings (SOTW) won the nett prize with a 71. In the age categories, Wollaton Park’s Glenn Sherwood won the 55 – 59 category with a 76 gross, Bramwell Towse (Sherwood Forest) won the 60 – 64 category with a 78 gross, Pete Higgins (ROT) won the 65 – 69 category with a 77 gross and evergreen Jeff Clarke (Worksop) won the over 70’s category.
The Nottinghamshire again proved excellent hosts with work on the clubhouse refurbishment continuing and we hope to see its conclusion the next time we are there for the Men’s Pairs Championship on the 6th July where there are still places available.
A picture of the Champion with County President is below followed by a picture of the nett winner Neil Collings.